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Massive Snapping Turtle Saved From Drainage Pipe

HOUSTON (AP) — A 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the specimen, one of a threatened species known as alligator snapping turtles, was found wedged Tuesday in the pipe in a new residential development near Hockley, about 35 miles northwest of Houston. 106 more words

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A Dinosaur Discovered?

Well…not quite, but close enough! Currently there’s a 53 pound alligator snapping turtle recovering at a Houston wildlife rehab center. It was found in a drainage pipe in Houston near a residential area. 31 more words

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Injured 53-pound snapping turtle saved from pipe

HOUSTON — A wounded 53-pound snapping turtle is recovering at a Houston wildlife rehabilitation center after fire-rescue crews saved it from a drainage pipe.

The Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the specimen, one of a threatened species known as alligator snapping turtles, was found wedged Tuesday in the pipe in a new residential development near Hockley, about 35 miles northwest of Houston. 81 more words

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Lisa Smith Shares Snapping Turtle Photos

Lisa Smith writes,

“Hi Kim,

I know you like pictures of nature. Here is a couple of pictures I took of a giant snapping turtle at Niles Pond yesterday. 171 more words

Cape Ann Wildlife

Rubberneckin'

I laughed out loud when looking through photos from several days ago, not realizing that at the time when taking snapshots of these beautiful Painted Turtles at Niles Pond they were not only basking, but also rubbernecking, and mostly all in the same direction. 86 more words

Life At The Edge Of The Sea

A Day in the Life of an Algonquin Turtle Researcher

With the arrival of fall in Algonquin Park the turtles are preparing for hibernation. The turning of the seasons also marks the end of another year of turtle research in the Park. 2,243 more words

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Feelin' Drafty

“Is it me, or did someone open a window? My neck’s feelin’ a little chilly!”

A tiny snapper gazes at Lake Michigan.

Living In Step With Nature